It has been a couple of seasons since the ugly sandal trend emerged but this trend is here to stay — at least until someone discovers something more comfortable (seriously, will it be orthopedic shoes next?).

Most designer brands have been rolling out these sandals, or slides, at an equally “designer” price tag but there are other, die-die must-buy, Instagram-worthy, slides you can get hold of for a fraction of a price.

Cue Birkenstocks. Lightweight, comfortable and airy, their sandals have been a perennial choice amongst Singaporeans for at least 10 years. Thanks to the normcore trend, this once “auntie-only” brand now has one more adjective under its belt; ‘stylish.’

Images: Birkenstock

Birkenstock’s Eva collection is one of the newer additions to its family. The 50-year-old classic design has been refreshed in a waterproof material; perfect for Singapore’s wet weather! The unisex design comes in 4 colours and the best part? They only cost $49! Sizes are running out pretty quickly so act fast!

These slides are available at Wheelock Place Mall #03-10, Tanglin Mall #02-15, Centrepoint Shopping Mall #03-01A and Marina Bay Sands #B1-56. 

Going shoe shopping tonight? Check out these 30 super pretty jelly shoes that are waterproof too!